Golden Almond Cake with Fresh Blueberry Orange Compote is keto-friendly, gluten-free, sugar-free, and low-carb. It's simply delicious! Just ask my husband! 🙂
This Golden Almond Cake with Fresh Blueberry Orange Compote recipe won a full two thumbs up from my husband. He said it tasted like "real cake." Now there's a compliment for you! LOL!
**Please Note - The printable recipe card with detailed instructions and complete ingredient measurements for making Golden Almond Cake with Fresh Blueberry Orange Compote is available near the end of this post.
Golden Almond Cake with Fresh Blueberry Orange Compote is a tender and flavorful cake which you can prepare in a matter of minutes. While the cake is baking in the oven, the three-ingredient blueberry orange compote can gently simmer and thicken on the stovetop.
This really is a simple recipe to make. Even if you're new to baking, I promise you'll be delighted with the results.
Also, you don't need to be living a keto, sugar-free, gluten-free lifestyle to enjoy this cake. As long as you enjoy tasty food, this recipe is a must to add to your baking repertoire. Please trust me on that!!
The ingredient list to make Golden Almond Cake with Fresh Blueberry Orange Compote is as follows;
- Fresh blueberries
- Swerve Sugar Replacement (affiliate link)
- Fresh Navel Orange
- Almond Flour (affiliate link)
- Coconut Flour (affiliate link)
- Xanthan Powder (affiliate link)
- Baking Powder
- Heavy Cream
- Melted Butter
- Almond Extract
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Let's get baking! Golden Almond Cake with Fresh Blueberry Orange Compote will be ready for the oven in no time!
- In a saucepan over medium/low heat, simmer the blueberries, sugar, and orange zest until the mixture becomes thick and syrupy. Cool.
- In a medium bowl, whisk melted butter, fresh orange juice, eggs, almond extract, and heavy cream.
- In a large bowl, whisk the almond flour, coconut flour, xanthan gum, sugar replacement, baking powder, and salt.
- Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir to combine thoroughly.
- Evenly add the batter to a prepared 9" round cake pan that has been sprayed with baking spray. Bake the almond cake in a preheated 325-degree oven for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
- Allow the cake to cool 30 minutes on a wire rack and then carefully turn it out onto a serving plate. Allow the cake to cool completely. Spoon the fresh blueberry orange compote evenly over the top of the cake and garnish with additional fresh orange juice, if desired.
- Chill until ready to serve. Store any uneaten cake in the refrigerator for up to three days. Enjoy!
For other delicious blueberry and fruit dessert recipes I've shared in the past (not necessarily sugar-free or keto), please click on the following titles for;
- Luscious No-Churn Lemon Blueberry Ice Cream
- Old-Fashioned Strawberry Rhubarb Bundt Cake
- Frozen Strawberry Whipped Keto Pops
- One Bowl Strawberry Banana Bread with Almonds
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Below is the printable recipe card for today's Golden Almond Cake with Fresh Blueberry Orange Compote. If you've enjoyed this recipe, and are anxious to give it a try, I'd appreciate if you'd take a moment to give this recipe some feedback by way of stars near the comment section at the end of this post, OR in the recipe card feature itself. 🙂
Printable Recipe Card
Golden Almond Cake with Fresh Blueberry Orange Compote
For the fresh blueberry orange compote:
- 2 cups fresh blueberries
- 1 tablespoons fresh orange zest
- ¼ cup Swerve sugar substitute or your favorite brand of erythritol sweetener
To make the almond cake:
- 1 cup almond flour
- ¼ cup coconut flour
- 2 teaspoons xanthan gum
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- ⅔ cup Swerve sugar substitute, or your favorite brand
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 3 large eggs
- ¼ cup heavy cream
- ¼ cup fresh orange juice
- ¼ cup melted butter, I use salted
- 1 teaspoon pure almond extract
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees.Prepare a 9" round cake pan by spraying it liberally with baking spray or coconut spray. Set aside.
To make the fresh blueberry orange compote;
- Add the blueberries, sugar substitute and orange zest in a medium saucepan. Simmer on medium-low for 15 minutes (stirring occasionally) until the sauce thickens and becomes syrupy. Remove from heat and cool.
To make the golden almond cake;
- In a large bowl, whisk together the almond flour, coconut flour, xanthan powder, cornstarch, sugar substitute, baking powder, and salt.
- In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, heavy cream, orange juice, melted butter, and almond extract.
- Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir well to combine thoroughly.
- Spoon the batter in an even layer in the prepared cake pan.Bake in a preheated oven for 35-40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
- Remove the cake from the oven and cool on a cooling rack for 30 minutes. Carefully turn the cake out of the pan and onto a serving plate. Cool completely.
- Spoon and spread the cooled blueberry orange compote over the cooled cake and garnish with additional orange zest, if desired.Chill before serving, or serve at room temperature.
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Quick question??? 2 TABLESPOONS of xanthan gum?
Thank you...this looks absolutely delicious!
Oh gracious! My bad. Oh, how I wish I had an editor to catch mistakes like these.
I've gone in and corrected my error. It should be 2 teaspoons.
I'm very sorry that happened, and I thank you most sincerely for reaching out to me in question.
Thank you, Melody. I appreciate it.
Take good care,
Crystal Faulkner says
This looks so so good!!
Sandra | A Dash of Sanity says
This looks AHH-mazing! Would love to give this a try!
Erin | Dinners,Dishes and Dessert says
Looks delicious and so easy to make! !
Liz Della Croce says
Wow, this looks almost too good to eat! I can't wait to try this!
Amy @ Little Dairy on the Prairie says
I love that blueberry on top! Looks so good!
Thanks so much! Also thanks for the stars.
This looks so good! I have to make it for my family!
Yes, you really should!
Toni | Boulder Locavore says
I love those flavors!! Looks really delicious!
I love this flavor combo, that looks so amazing!
I Heart Naptime says
Yum, what a great flavor combination!
Lindsay @ The Live-In Kitchen says
This looks like such a fresh and yummy cake!
It really is. Thank you.
The blueberry compote is divine! Thanks for a delicious low carb treat!
It is totally my pleasure. Thanks for the 5-star rating, Taryn! Enjoy the recipe!!
I adore this simple orange cake and the compote is truly out of this world. Renee, you've done it again with another terrific recipe!
Thank you so much, Liz!! 🙂